The party of Ron Paul?

  • Article by: Jonathan Bernstein , Special to the Washington Post
  • Updated: May 24, 2012 - 6:38 AM

After social conservatives rallied to Pat Robertson in Iowa in 1988, and soon took over the formal structure of the Republican Party in many states, it rapidly became very difficult to win a GOP nomination for anything higher than dog catcher without a perfect pro-life position.

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